A Contact Card contains important information for the purple contact you are hovering over. This contact card allows you to do a quick set of actions for that contact, rather than going directly to the address book. A Contact Card that contains a phone number can also be used to Click to Call and dial the phone number of the contact.
Compose a Message
1. From the message body, click on a purple contact icon.
2. Select "Compose New."
Search from the Contact Card
1. From the message body, click on the purple contact icon.
2. Select the Magnifying Glass.